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Trip to Philippines is a ‘mission of Mercy’

Trip to Philippines is a ‘mission of Mercy’

By Marnie McAllister, Record Assistant Editor WASHINGTON — Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz said his Feb. 2-7 visit to the Philippines will be a “mission of mercy,” an opportunity to tell people affected by the devastating Typhoon Haiyan that the Catholic Church in the United States will continue to help them recover — both physically and spiritually. […]

Bishops call for just wage in Ky.

By Marnie McAllister, Record Assistant Editor As President Barack Obama highlighted his plan to sign an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contract workers, Kentucky’s bishops issued a statement calling for fair compensation and worker justice in Kentucky. The Catholic Conference of Kentucky, the public policy arm of the state’s four bishops, released the […]

Youth Events

Coloring contest The Ancient Order of Hibernians is once again sponsoring its annual St. Patrick Coloring Contest for kindergarten to fourth-grade students. Entry forms will be sent to all area Catholic elementary schools. Forms also will be available at http://www.LouisvilleIrish.com and at all branches of King Southern Bank. Three winners will be chosen from each […]

Esperanza en El Señor — Servicio y Fe — dos lados de la misma moneda

Cuando llegué a Louisville hace seis años, descubrí el carisma de Las Hermanitas de los Pobres. De hecho supe de las hermanitas hace 50 años pero no de una manera directa. Entré al seminario en 1963 y conocí a un compañero que serviría por años como sacerdote en Philadelphia antes de que falleciera en el […]

Hope in the Lord — Service and faith — two sides of the same coin

When I came to Louisville six years ago, I discovered the charism of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Actually I knew of the Little Sisters for 50 years, but not directly. I entered the seminary in 1963 and met a classmate who would serve for years as a priest of Philadelphia before he died […]

Liturgy celebrates Catholic Schools Week

Liturgy celebrates Catholic Schools Week

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer This week schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville are joining with thousands of Catholic schools across the nation to celebrate Catholic Schools Week. Students, staff and volunteer representatives of schools in the archdiocese gathered at St. Edward Church Jan. 28 to launch the celebration with the annual Catholic Schools […]

An Encouraging Word — The paradox of giving

An Encouraging Word — The paradox of giving

Give and it shall be given to you. Luke 6:38 According to the wisdom of the world, if you give something away, you are diminished, but according the wisdom of God, if you give something away, you are enriched. I experienced this paradox in spades over the Christmas holidays. With both schools out — Saint […]